Jurong West replaces Tampines as biggest dengue cluster

SINGAPORE - The biggest dengue cluster in Singapore is now in Jurong West, with 104 reported cases as of Aug 7.

The cluster comprises Jurong West Street 74, Westwood Avenue, Westwood Crescent, Westwood Drive, Westwood Road, Westwood Terrace, and Westwood Walk, reported Channel NewsAsia.

Tampines used to be the biggest cluster.

The National Environment Agency said that the incidence of dengue in Tampines has dropped from a peak of 40 to 50 cases a week to between two and five cases a week.

SINGAPORE: Jurong West now has the biggest dengue cluster in Singapore, with 104 reported cases as of August 7. The cluster comprises of Jurong West St 74, Westwood Avenue, Westwood Crescent, Westwood Drive, Westwood Road, Westwood Terrace, and Westwood Walk.

It has surged past Tampines, which used to be the biggest cluster. This cluster comprised of Tampines Ave 5, Tampines Streets 71, 82, 83, 84.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) said that the incidence of dengue in Tampines has shown a marked improvement, dropping from a peak of 40 to 50 cases a week to between two and five cases a week.

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